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Pier and Warehouse

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from hill looking down at a wood framed warehouse building on a pier with boats docked alongside. Near the warehouse are fish net drying racks. Wooded...

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New Year's Dinner

Date: 1900-01-01 ca.

Description: A group of family members sitting at a table laden with food for a New Year's dinner.

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Toft Point

Date: 1942 

Description: View from rocky shoreline of two men fishing from a small boat near Toft Point.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A well-dressed man identified as Uncle Rudolph Schenck takes in the view from a bluff overlooking the Fish Creek valley and harbor. There are houses and ou...

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North Bay

Date: 1942 

Description: A sailboat is moored to a wooden pier at North Bay. There is an old wooden building in the background across a marsh area.

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Spring Flood

Date: 1916-05 

Description: The Thorp house and barn are seen beyond a flooded low-lying area at the rear of the Vorous/Apfelbach farm at Fish Creek. The stone tower and buildings of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boats docked at the fishing wharf. People are fishing from the pier, and a group of people are in a rowboat near a ferry. The bluff on the horizon is in Pe...

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card of the Sister Bay, Wisconsin, lakeshore. Three figures appear on the shore. Two boathouses, a covered boat, a pier, and two upright boats appe...

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Young Loon

Date: 1928 

Description: A juvenile loon stands in the snow on the hill above Europe Lake. The Hotz boathouse, with its walkway and rustic railing, is in the background.

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Fish Creek

Date: 1916-06 

Description: The barn and other outbuildings of the Vorous/Apfelbach farm stand along a rocky lane, now Highway 42. There is a row of poplar trees along a picket fence...

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Calves in Orchard

Date: 1916 

Description: Two calves lie under blooming cherry trees in a Door County orchard.

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Abandoned Cabin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A small abandoned log cabin stands among tall conifers and overgrown brush. There is very little chinking remaining and no glass in the window. The cabin h...

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Description: Elevated view of Syl standing on ice and mounds of snow near a broken pier along a shoreline. The shadow of the photographer is visible on the lower left.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A dirt road winds through Peninsula State Park.

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Lake Michigan Ice

Date: 1922-04 

Description: Large slabs and piles of ice line the rocky shoreline of Lake Michigan, possibly at Europe Bay.

Date: 1899-11-12 

Description: Aunt Helen and Mrs. Quill stand in front of a backdrop near a fence. They are both wearing military style uniforms including hats. The woman on the right a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A totem pole erected in 1927 in honor of the aboriginal inhabitants of Wisconsin. Potawatomi chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-November 27, 1930), an...

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Men Hiking

Date: 1924 

Description: Two men walk away from the camera, down a narrow country road. Both are wearing knickers and knee socks; the man on the left wears a hat and carries a walk...

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The Hotz Sawmill

Date: 1928-01 

Description: The sawmill at Newport in winter, with logs and lumber stacked nearby.

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